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British people

Citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies, and their descendants

The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies. British nationality law governs modern British citizenship and nationality, which can be acquired, for instance, by descent from British nationals. When used in a historical context, "British" or "Britons" can refer to the Celtic Britons, the indigenous inhabitants of Great Britain and Brittany, whose surviving members are the modern Welsh people, Cornish people, and Bretons. It may also refer to citizens of the former British Empire.

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More than a half of Britons think Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was too slow to order a lockdown to counter the spread of coronavirus, according an..
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More than a half of Britons think Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was too slow to order a lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, an opinion poll..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

From questioning dog-walkers to flying drones to spot people defying self-isolation guidelines, police measures to control the spread of the coronavirus have..
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From a ban on shops selling Easter eggs to flying drones to spot people defying self-isolation guidelines, police measures to control the spread of the..
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Hundreds of thousands of Britons abroad are still trying to get home, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, adding that the government was "working..
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British supermarkets are frantically trying to build up their online operations during the coronavirus emergency but no matter how hard they work they will not..
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Some lockdown measures to combat coronavirus in Britain could last months and only be gradually lifted, a senior medical official said on Sunday as Prime..
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Britons may be subject to some form of lockdown measures for six months or longer, England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jenny Harries said on Sunday, warning..
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Britons should be prepared for a significant period in lockdown as the government tries to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, senior minister Michael Gove said on..
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is warning Britons in a letter to 30 million households that things will get worse before they get better, as he himself..
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Locked-down Britons all over the country took to their balconies and door steps on Thursday evening to applaud health workers who are battling the spread of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Some lockdown measures which restrict the social interactions of Britons could be in place for six months, but the steps are bearing fruit in the fight against..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Britons around the country were set to take to their balconies and front gardens on Thursday evening to applaud healthcare workers who are battling the spread of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The coronavirus threat was alarmingly vivid Wednesday in the United Kingdom with the news that Prince Charles has contracted the virus.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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